Navaho

[ nav-uh-hoh, nah-vuh- ]
/ ˈnæv əˌhoʊ, ˈnɑ və- /

noun, plural Nav·a·hos, Nav·a·hoes, (especially collectively) Nav·a·ho, adjective

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Navajo

or Nav·a·ho

[ nav-uh-hoh, nah-vuh- ]
/ ˈnæv əˌhoʊ, ˈnɑ və- /

noun, plural Nav·a·jos, Nav·a·joes, (especially collectively) Nav·a·jo for 1.

a member of the principal tribe of the southern division of the Athabaskan stock of North American Indians, located in New Mexico and Arizona, and now constituting the largest tribal group in the U.S.
the Athabaskan language of the Navajo.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the Navajo, their language, or their culture: a Navajo blanket.
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Navaho

Navajo

/ (ˈnævəˌhəʊ, ˈnɑː-) /

noun

plural -ho, -hos, -hoes, -jo, -jos or -joes a member of a North American Indian people of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah
the language of this people, belonging to the Athapascan group of the Na-Dene phylum

Word Origin for Navaho

C18: from Spanish Navajó pueblo, from Tena Navahu large planted field
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